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.3 billion sheldon adelson saves over four years. that's just one guy. remember, corporation for public broadcasting $444 million. but $2.3 billion for sheldon adelson. that's not all. romney would get rid of the estate attacks. that will save sheldon adelson $8.9 billion. just for the sheldon adelson family, if romney is elected it will cost the american government over $11 billion. but you're worried about big bird? you're worried about big bird? now do you know that p bs, it only gets $22.3 million. so, how much would sheldon adelson's tax breaks fund corporation for public broadcast broadcasting corporation for public broadcasting? 25 years for just one person's tax breaks or pbs you could fund for nearly 500 years if you just take away the extra tax breaks sheldon adelson would get under the romney administration. you want to talk about priorities? that's mitt romney's priority. i'm going to take sesame street away from all the kids in the country. i'm going to take pbs away from all of so i can give sheldon adelson the breaks he wants that could actually fund pbs for 500 years. t
you know how much sheldon adelson would get under mitt romney's tax plan? a savings of over $2 billion, 22 million versus $2 billion. that's just one guy. that's the real big bird. now, that's not all. how about bush's tax cuts no romney wants to extend them and add 20% on top. if you just extended the bush tax cuts it would add a trillion dollars to our deficit. why? mcmitt romney is looking out for the rich speaking of which, how about the iraq war? mitt romney was in favor of it, the entire republican party. how much did that cost? is this estimates have it as high as $5 trillion. and you're talking to me about big bird? you're talking to me about big bird? $22 million you want to cut and your dumb ass war cost $5 trillion. your tax cuts for sheldon adelson cost $2 billion. i'm not having the conversation about big bird and cutting down his nest until we talk to the other guys first. on the essence of that, the obama campaign is right. >> when we come back, the republicans are so loathesome they've now got a lobby to make sure that we are not protected from cancer. >> we have 15 hom
as donors. they often are but often aren't. sheldon adelson is reading "the amateur," a book filled with -- it's a terrible book. he's reading this to get his understanding of obama. the guy who he wants to spend $100 million to beat. it's the big shot bubble. these are people and no one tells uh you you're wrong, that's crazy. it goes back to the debate. one of the best stories for why incumbents do poorly is for four years no one told them they're wrong, doing terrible. out's a great job, sir. to have a guy get in your face on the debate stage and rip into you is a new experience. >> you could argue the reverse of that, too. obama has to run on facts and answer to facts where mitt romney can say, i'm going to move the oval office to the top of the washington monument and there will be soda in the water fountains. >> he has to defend his record. that changes things for incumbents as well. >> mitt romney said on wednesday, mr. president, you are not entitled to your own facts. both sides said it. now there is an argument over what the facts are. when we talk about bipartisanship, ho
." george would never have been seen with the likes of sheldon adelson or donald trump. regardless of the spit take it causes from your father's old friends as you try to wrap yourself in the mantle of your father's integrity, the fact is funds must be raised and the romney campaign announced that just last month in september they raised $170 million chrks, which is a lot but is $10 million less than the obama campaign raised. the campaigns are closely matched with what they are raising. where the president and democrats are getting swamped is by the money spent by outside groups. the dark money. money spent outside the campaign. since labor day the spending on the presidential election by outside groups, the proportion of that spending that's been pro-romney and anti-obama is almost three quarters a huge majority of the dark money spending is republican money. that's what's swamping the democrats. what the money is being spent on is tv ads. by the middle of august this year, we had already seen the same amount of spending as we saw in the entire election cycle in 2008. with all th
spending in perspective even though sheldon adelson promised to commit $100 million to romney's campaign, that is still buying the place at a bargain. yourself. with governors granholm, spitzer, and vice president gore, watch the only truly experienced presidential debate coverage. >> eliot: all jobs are not created equal. in the aftermath of the cataclysm of 200860% of the jobs lost were middle-wage jobs. as we've bounced back only 22% of the new jobs fall into that category. most of the new jobs are distinctly lower wage level accentuating the pain felt by the middle class. but diagnosing the problem and solving it are two completely different things. last fall the president proposed the jobs act to cure the jobs crisis. the bill was filibustered in the senate before pieces were broken out and watered down with a few passing. meanwhile governor romney has been campaigning with a plan of his own. >> romney: that's why i've a five-point plan that gets america 12 million new jobs in four years and rising take home pay. >> eliot: but will either plan make a difference? joining me now who
. >> there were no sheldon adelsons around to write the check. there were no private equity markets, correct? >> yeah, that's what's so bogus. my opponent called me un-american for voting it. whatever his thinking is there. but if we had not done the structured bankruptcy and taxpayer investments in the auto industry, nobody else was stepping up. it was too high risk. no billionaires, no hedge fund companies, no investors wanted to put big money in the auto industry because it was billions of dollars and the risks were too high. there were better places to put your money than in this industry. so it had to be done. you can argue around the edges, but this made a huge -- this state right here would have been in a depression, but it's now seen an unemployment rate drop 3.5%. it's going in the right direction. >> why is romney doing this? is he doing it because he's just in trouble with, you know, white workers in ohio and the lunch bucket democrats out there paying attention? >> i don't know. i don't know why he was against it. his dad was a car guy. i don't know what goes into romney's positi
but between sheldon adelson and steve wynn. where is the patriotic american supposed to stay in vegas. >> you can go to atlantic city and stay stay at trump's. >> by the way steve wynn is an idiot who put his elbow through a $139 million picasso painting. you want to take his advice on anything? >> he's regular guy. >> i told my employees don't get between me and my picasso. when we come back, we're going to do our state by state breakdown, who is going to win who is going to lose, again surprising results here. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: well, we're going to give you the numbers on nevada who is winning and losing, republicans or democrats. really interesting. then later in the program in studio pauley shore on politics. >> do you think it's weird that obama got osama just the name. isn't that weird. only on current tv. so vote and vote smart. [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? [ male announcer ] red lobster's hitting the streets
launched a $3 million campaign in michigan and sheldon adelson is running an ad campaign in three states and karl rove and american cross roads and cross roads gps bought $17.7 million in ad space in just eight key swing states woult a ground game it's hard to go up against that. >> that's right. and it's chump change and it helps make crystal clear that the choice that president barack obama is putting in front of the country and why they are discouraged or confused and that's why building the relationship and the block cap pens and volunteers that are pulling the vote, driving with vans to get people to early vote in ohio and milwaukee as we speak. it's so incredibly critical. >> mary kay, jamal simmons, thank you both for your time tonight. >> thank you. >>> coming up, uncovering the republican effort to suppress the vote in florida. there's a leak to the ugly past and we're revealing it tonight. the chairman of the florida republican party tells it all. next. [ male announcer ] red lobster's hitting the streets to tell real people about our new 15 under $15 menu. oh my goodness! oh m
sheldon adelson who gave $36.3 million to the gop thus far. jonas eron in the times what feels different now is the sums are so large and that it has the potential to influence not only the presidential candidates but candidates as well. dch. >> i'm starting to suspect maybe money in politics is bad. >> yeah. >> just all this evidence -- it's starting to make me think maybe there should be so much money in politics. i'm crazy from san francisco. >> a glimmer, a glimmer there. >> i'm starting to really get a -- just, i don't know, be i'm crazy. >> there is george soros son on a super pac. do we have financial reform ever happening? >> financial reform no -- >> campaign finance reform. >> probably not. george soros having a lot of money against liberals yes. we can hope for that. >> we'll see. after the break she prosecutes adults on tv but an advocate for children in real life. bridget moynahan about education and her hit series "blue bloods" is coming up next. [ horn honks ] [ male announcer ] you start your day... love you, too. ...thinking about what's important to you -- your family..
on mitt romney list is sheldon adelson, the owner of the las vegas sands casino empire which has been named so often a throughout this campaign. he has raised $34 million so far. how is the romney campaign using that money? >> well, not just raise $34 million. he has donated himself personally with his wife and daughter, something like $25 million of that money. so that is a ton of cash coming from one person. and a, you know, look. the fact is this has been one of the campaigns where we're on pace for a billion dollars in fundraising, or in ad spending. so we're at about $840 million now. and it's just a wash from both sides. >> you know, when you say $1 billion. we're saying it could be a billion dollars. and now that we're getting close to it, it's very much a reality here. a billion dollars. it's really hard to put one's arms around that. >> right. and that's just for tv and radio ads, local and national and on cable. that is just a ton of money. and most of it being spent in three places. ohio, florida, and virginia. and ohio, watch this week. we've been saying for a while now th
of the united states. >> mitt romney, how do you retort that when someone talking about you in town with sheldon adelson and i'm walking with children of israel? how do you counter that? i want to play this new ad out, governor romney, the apology tour. let's get your thoughts on that. >> the president began with an ap apology tour of going to various neighbors of criticizing america. i think they look at that skau weakness. >> that's the new ad today. apology tour from the guy i agree with all the positions on everything, foreign policy. it would be funny if it were not so important to all of us. this is the come back the day after. >> the president said when fact checkers look at this issue, he's not on an poll he jie tour. he never apologized for american values and beliefs and for our position in the world. i think that it goes back to this very sort of black and white view of the world that the romney camp is presenting versus this kind of more nuanced, multi-polar vision that the president is presenting. >> does it go to the point of mitt romney still slightly strajdzing the fence. yesterd
was endorsing the president's position. i thought i heard somewhere the sound of sheldon adelson and maybe john bolton choking on a pretzel last nilt. the neocons must not be happy with that new language. it's the case that the country is weary of war. i knows if he's going to win over the undecideds left in the battleground states he can't come across like someone who is going to jump into more foreign entanglemen entanglements. it's an untenable political position at this point. >> i just want to get to iran on this political question, the poll tiges of this thing. i don't know who is more likely to strike at iran if it looks like they're getting close to having a weapon. i wouldn't put it past obama. i think he knows it's essential we do something to prevent from that happening. we have no idea how much of a hair trigger we would have in using it. we have no idea. they're not even like the pakistanis who are scary enough. it seems to me if you're calculating this election who is most likely to strike, i would do it this way. i would say who is most likely to do it in a way that considers the
, head of a dallas company, 16 million. you can guess number one. casi casino magnet sheldon adelson. >> for the president, 2 million. coming in second, irwin jacobs, 2.1 million. president's top donor, ceo of dreamworks. $2.6 million. [ female announcer ] e-trade was founded on the simple belief that bringing you better technology helps make you a better investor. with our revolutionary e-trade 360 dashboard you see exactly where your money is and what it's doing live. our e-trade pro platform offers powerful functionality that's still so usable you'll actually use it. and our mobile apps are the ultimate in wherever whenever investing. no matter what kind of investor you are, you'll find the technology to help you become a better one at e-trade. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 h
know about sheldon adelson and his contribution answer how he feels in terms of what's coming up in the election. you're of a similar mind thinking about who would be better for the country in the next four years? >> well i think it's pretty obvious based upon not only sheldon's contributions but the position our company has usually taken to support a free market situation. we absolutely believe that the republican candidate represents more free market kind of environments and would be good for everybody from an economic standpoint, as well as everything else. >> steve wynn goes off. we had him on not too long ago, he feels the same even though he's a lifelong democrat and close confidant of harry reid. are you a friend of harry reid as well? >> no, not a friend of harry reid's. i haven't met him. i think sheldon likes him as a person, but doesn't like his politics, and we have not been vocal about the harry reid situation in nevada because he's so important to the state of nevada, but i'm certainly not a supporter of harry. i think sheldon adelson grew up as a democrat. i grew u
campaigns, not less. we now have this fiction of super pacs where sheldon adelson can get $10 million to some entity that is not technically the newt gingrich campaign. that fiction i suspect will disappear by the next year so sheldon adelson will be able to give directly to they think you know, that is where they let's move all the way back on that side and then there is a lady her hand. >> this is a question on the other side. i was just wondering if you could tell us a little bit about what it's like to be a guest on morning, this i'm an employee of cnn. i was on rating so terrible that you can't ask me what it's like to be on mean, i know our ratings are not is so terrible. what used to get all the time, what is anderson cooper really like? he is a on morning joe? it was fine. it was on this week i they seem like you know nice. thank you for your presentation. it was wonderful. chief justice rehnquist 70's when he used lopez and morrison to pass his right-wing legislation through the commerce clause. obviously chief justice roberts by using the right-wing legislation, not in this
be sheldon adelson out of nevada was given him and his wife and discovers that would've given somewhere somewhere north of $70 million to various super pacs supporting romney an earlier supporting gingrich. so that's a lot of money, you know, and that's a huge gamble to make. you have to wonder at the end of this whether folks feel like they deserve something for all that money. i don't know. that's just the money we know about. >> sheldon abelson telling the press all he wanted was a lock at a white house chanukah party spent that doesn't sound very bad. >> shade -- sheldon adelson is the subject of an investigation or serious wrongdoing in china. is also been very vocal about decisions he takes for israel and he wants is a candidate takes a guy goes position to give expect he will want some return on investment. >> one thing that i think is interesting that you are not seeing in the super pac donation, super pacs have to say who their donors or pick your not really seeing the level of corporations coming in and giving money, that everybody thought we're going to be giving money. there
of sheldon adelson who spent in excess of $100 million and i guess their disdain drives them to reach into their own pocket to do anything. things that they hope they can injure this president. it's one of the most nasty things about this whole thing. >> did it amaze you he talked about rape not being legitimate? if you're raped then you can't have a kid. they said the senator go fetch. it's dog language in this midst of this environment when everybody is listening for that stuff. >> i think the damaging thing not only for todd akin in that race is that democrats are able to connect him to everyone else in the party. >> who wants to be in that party? >> see women very differently. >> don't you wish we could have more debates? >> honestly i don't. the debates have been controlled to such an extent. if you were moderating it would be like a zoo. >> you got to be in that chair. >> they never let the bull in the ring the second time. you're saying basically they're too rehearsed. >> i think they moved the needle in ways that we didn't think. >> we're getting out of afghanistan. they both
. that is considered a smash success. sec filings shows how much was given to each campaign. sheldon adelson chipped in $5 million. the dnc pledged not to take any corporate money, but it did about $5 million to rent the convention hall. president gore, watch the only truly experienced presidential debate coverage. [ quarterback ] set...hut! [ grunting ] [ crowd cheers ] [ male announcer ] clay matthews is turning the nfl upside-down. turn your world upside down with gillette fusion proglide because you can shave against the grain with comfort. only proglide has gillette's thinnest blades for less tug and pull, so you can shave against the grain comfortably. fusion proglide, our most comfortable shave or twice your money back. gillette the best a man can get. (vo) john fugelsang sees what happens. i like mitt romney but i'm sorry. they guy has flipped more than a crack house mattress. (vo) so we gave him a weekly show. >> thank you. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe
school system. we will see where the education issue those. you mentioned the sheldon adelsons and steve wynns of this world. adelson has put a lot of money into this campaign against obama. that has been the new twists to this election. it is the citizens united decision that allows this to happen. this is the full -- first full election cycle where that has played a role. you have ideological divisions and some people have enough money to put behind it and pushed the way this election conversation is going. host: a question from twitter. i heard the front hall supporters were so dissed by the gop that they may give from the some trouble in nevada. guest: many are disappoint -- disenchanted with the republican party. they want to stay part of the republican party. they will more than likely turn out to vote for around the. -- romney. the question for the ron paul supporters is do they turn out at all. if they do, they were trying to make inroads into the republican party. if they do not, it will be because 2016 is not that far down the line. ron paul supporters seem to be more intereste
the tech industry and an army of grass root supporters. sheldon sheldon sheldon adelson just gave another donation to romney. there is a record-setting number for the pac $12 million is coming from billionaire investor george soros. and remember stephen colbert's super pac, we'll see what he does have that before november 6th. more bill after the break. stay with us. ♪ only time you can get to a polling place. make sure that voting is your highest priority on election day. besides, you can always dvr my show. you really cant' dvr the future of the country. to help you make informed decisions, watch current tv's politically direct lineup. only on current tv. so vote and vote smart. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at
, if you get sheldon adelson say that was such a good performance i will drop another $40 million into your campaign which they can do? >> sheldon adelson got in the hall. got to see it first-hand. >> could have cut the check on the spot. it is possible. we did a recently a very good piece on sheldon. you interviewed him. extraordinary amount of money can put into campaign. >> four times the previous record. most previous individual given, george soros $24 million in 2004 against george w. bush. >> he wasn't done yet. that is what i took away from your story. >> no, absolutely. >> if it will make a difference he will get. >> we've been able to study the obama campaign, the operation for, you know, five, five 1/2 years sort of in campaign mode and governing mode. how do they react to moment like this? they obviously don't panic but they do what? how do they take a bad thing and neutralize it and ultimately a good thing. how? >> the president has an expression. talks about our time in the barrel. and he's been the underdog enough times. he has gone through enough times. that, they're smart an
of super pacs where sheldon adelson can get $10 million to some entity that is not technically the newt gingrich campaign. that fiction i suspect will disappear by the next year so sheldon adelson will be able to give directly to they think you know, that is where they let's move all the way back on that side and then there is a lady her hand. >> this is a question on the other side. i was just wondering if you could tell us a little bit about what it's like to be a guest on morning, this i'm an employee of cnn. i was on rating so terrible that you can't ask me what it's like to be on mean, i know our ratings are not is so terrible. what used to get all the time, what is anderson cooper really like? he is a on morning joe? it was fine. it was on this week i they seem like you know nice. thank you for your presentation. it was wonderful. chief justice rehnquist 70's when he used lopez and morrison to pass his right-wing legislation through the commerce clause. obviously chief justice roberts by using the right-wing legislation, not in this case, with a health care clause how do you envis
. and there is the elephant in the room here, who would be sheldon adelson, in nevada. and he and his wife have given something north of $70 million to various super pac's a supporting romney, and earlier, gingrich. that is a huge gamble to make. and you have to wonder whether folks feel like they deserve something for all of that money. i do not know. >> i remember sheldon adelson telling the press that all he wanted was a white house hanukkah party. >> that does not sound so bad. >> there it is -- there are allegations of serious wrongdoing in china. he has also been very vocal about his political positions and wants a candidate to take those positions. and you can expect he will want a return on his investment. >> you are not seen these super pac donation lists because they have to say -- say to their daughters are. you are not seen the same level of money -- who with their daughters are. you are not seen the same level of money as we have previously. that is because much of the money is going through the c4. there was a "new york times" article about leaking money. and you are not seen the money
sheldon adelson. this is from my son. last year when you and the president went on a budget standoff that threaten to shut down the government, he voted to continue paying members of congress. you voted against a bill which would have been short the members of the armed services continue to get paid. how could you in good conscience vote to continue your own pay but vote to stop paying our servicemen and women that you voted to send into combat in afghanistan? >> none of that is untrue. those offhand references to money that i took, that is not true. we've got to make sure we're with the facts here. you can go on your personal attacks all you wanted. it is not doing anything to bring down the deficit. >> if you could answer the question. >> that is what is wrong in washington -- name:, personal assassination doesn't get us anywhere. it makes the job of trying to solve problems more difficult. military pay -- nobody wants to deny the pay to our men and women in uniform and that is what at stake with the sequester as well. we have to make sure we live up to our obligation. without them
romney would never have been seen with the likes of sheldon adelson or donald trump. waller [ inaudible ] who worked with mr. romney throughout the 960s, wrote his bid was a far cry from what i saw during the seven years i worked on george romney's campaign. george romney's strength as a politician and public office holder was his ability to develop and hold consistent policy positions over his life. he was motivated to write the essay after his 47% comment and his decision to complain with donald trump. i think my dad would have thought the same thing. any way, he said he was annoyed by mr. romney's references to his father as an inspiration. it is on the issues? no. was it on the campaign? no. he said he wished to see the republican party return to its moderate roots, and he intends to vote for mr. obama on election day. ♪ let's hear it for the boys ♪ >> maybe they'll see he has dimension. >> stephanie: or joe biden gave him some of his blow. >> that was it sure. >> stephanie: yes. donna in kansas, hi donna. >> caller: hi. >> stephanie: hi. >> call
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